Student Government

Then-CSG Representative Sam Braden (center) speaks at a Central Student Government meeting in 2019.

Sam Braden, speaker of the assembly of the University of Michigan’s Central Student Government, said he will not resign from his position after receiving a letter calling for his resignation from CSG members.

.

In the wake of protests against police brutality, Central Student Government

.

The University of Michigan Central Student Government convened Tuesday night via Zoom to discuss campus quarantining facilities and confirm ex-officio appointments. 

Rackham student Hayden Jackson speaks at at a virtual Central Student Government meeting Tuesday night.

The University of Michigan Central Student Government Assembly has unanimously passed a resolution in support of the Graduate Employees’ Organization strike

.

 

The Central Student Government convened via Zoom Tuesday night for their inaugural meeting of the 2020-2021 academic year. The body discussed a CSG-funded test prep program and the Student Organization Funding Committee’s funding application.

.

On April 27, the student instructors hired to teach the Central Student Government-sponsored LSAT test program sent a letter to CSG alleging a contract breach and administrative failures. On May 20, CSG held a special meeting where they discussed this letter but failed to pass a motion resolving the LSAT instructors’ concerns.

The letter stated CSG had failed to make on-time payments to the instructors and alleges instructors who taught classes in February did not receive compensation for their work until April 9 or later.

.

The Central Student Judiciary affirmed the decision of LSA senior Tyler Ziel, LSA SG elections director, on two GroupMe messages sent during the voting period that could have disqualified LSA juniors Selena Bazzi and Josiah Walker’s ticket from the election in a ruling released Wednesday.

Ziel ruled the messages were minor violations of the election code, which would warrant two demerits total as opposed to six demerits if a major violation was found, thus disqualifying the duo.

Members of the LSA Student Government Executive Board expressed support for awarding major violations against LSA juniors Selena Bazzi and Josiah Walker in the LSA SG executive ticket race.

Editor's Note: Since this brief was published, Central Student Judiciary said Bazzi-Walker's ticket should not warrant two major violations. For more information, visit this article.

.

The University of Michigan Central Student Government met virtually Tuesday night to discuss the confirmation of the Student Organization Funding Committee chair and the spring and summer term budget. Tuesday’s meeting was the last of winter semester.

.

On April 1 and 2, LSA students voted between two tickets for LSA Student Government president and vice president: one with juniors Jordan Schuler and Sai Pamidighantam and the other with juniors Selena Bazzi and Josiah Walker.